Final Thoughts What can we take away from Wisconsin's heartbreaking, 74-73 loss in the 2014 Final Four? By the looks of the crowd on State Street celebrating the season immediately following the game, it's the fact that Badgers are defined by more than just a basketball game.
As Chancellor Blank wrote in her blog, "... I am proud whenever our institution demonstrates excellence, whether in athletics, in education, in research and innovation, or in the successful lives of our alumni." And here at Badger Voice we'll also continue to celebrate Badgers who are willing to take a shot at greatness!
While the ball may not have bounced the Badgers' way on the court, there's little doubt that UW-Madison as a whole came out a big winner by the end of the NCAA men's basketball tournament. Thanks to spirited alumni, students and fans, the world saw Badgers who are as proud of their academic excellence as their athletic accomplishments.
It's estimated that a quarter to a third of recent U.S. marriages are the result of relationships that began online. Yet despite how common it's become, many remain suspicious of online personas -- even an eligible Badger like Bucky.
With the 44th anniversary of Earth Day (founded by Wisconsin's own Gaylord Nelson LLB'42) on the horizon, it's only fitting to reflect on the many modern environmental sustainability and conservation efforts with roots at the University of Wisconsin.